Protein Sweet Potato Cookies

Protein Sweet Potato Cookies

Sweet potato cookies are naturally sweet, so you can add less sugar. Since I want them to be healthy, I use almond butter, whole wheat flour, and oat flour. In order to make them a balanced snack, I add protein powder. And, I make them with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves to give them a spicy flavor. Incidentally, they smell good while they’re baking!
Stay Healthy Protein Sweet Potato Cookies

Stay Healthy Protein Sweet Potato Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Scottish Oats or oat flour
  • 2 scoops vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/2 cup premium whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup organic coconut sugar (can also use Stevia in the Raw)
  • 1 steamed medium sweet potato, peeled
  • 1 organic egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. In large bowl, mash sweet potato and whisk until creamy, add almond butter and egg, continue whisking, add vanilla and coconut sugar, whisk. In same bowl on top of wet mixture, add oats, protein powder, wheat flour, baking soda, powder and spices, stir slowly until well combined and fork whisk until thick but creamy cookie dough forms. Place a heaping teaspoon of the dough onto the cookie sheet (I was able to fit 12 per bake). Place in oven and bake for approx 8-10 minutes. My cookies turned out great at 9 minutes. They are soft and spicy GOOD!
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